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The Strange Road

110 EpisodesProduced by Strange Road Creative, LLCWebsite

Welcome to The Strange Road, your passport to the unexplored realms of mystery and wonder! Join lifelong friends Mikey and Bub, with nearly 35 years of camaraderie, as they navigate the enigmatic landscape of high strangeness. In this interview-based podcast, The Strange Crew delves into the dimensi… read more


Pt 1 | Music Industry PSYOPs & Secret Societies: Joel Thomas

Joel Thomas is a singer, songwriter, podcaster and cryptid hunter from Cincinnati Ohio. Having always been involved in some facet of music since childhood, he started the group, VanTesla, with Quan Duke in early 2021 with their self titled debut. This spawned a number of VanTesla related and Joel Thomas solo projects over the following two years which eventually morphed into the brand and label, VanTesla Music. During that time, Joel connected with Tony Merkel from The Confessionals Podcast and CEO of Merkel Media who brought him on board with a documentary team to go on expeditions into the strange world of the paranormal, cryptids and ufos. His first documentary, "Expedition Dogman", was a huge success and found its way to Amazon Prime among other streaming platforms.

Pt 1 | Music Industry PSYOPs & Secret Societies: Joel Thomas

Joel also connected with Sean Chris, who started Kill The Mockingbirds Podcast, who asked Joel to come on board to joint host the show which soon after was picked up by Merkel Media's family of podcasters. Joel has never been conventional in anything he has ever pursued in life, which resonates with people the authenticity he tries to bring with everything he is involved in.

#songwriter #ancientcivilizations #cryptids #dogman #expedition #hiphop #music #paranormal #nephilim #conspiracy #singer #tupac #musicindustry

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A little more about The Strange Crew...

The Strange Crew specializes in the end-to-end multi-camera production of interactive & immersive live streamed experiences.

Our journey through the landscape of broadcasting live music performances, transformative festivals, conferences and events has been instrumental in developing our passion. While traveling down this long strange road our live broadcasts have resonated with global audiences and communities.

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